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Fiber glass mat uniformity (visual defects)


T 1015 sp 15          

Moisture content of fiber glass mats


T 1012 om-15

Sample location for fiber glass mat sheets


T 1007 sp-15

Solids content of black liquor


T 650 om-15

Equivalent black area (EBA) and count of visible dirt in pulp, paper and paperboard by image analysis


T 563 om-15

Fiber analysis of paper and paperboard


T 401 om-15

Accelerated temperature aging of printing and writing paper by dry oven exposure apparatus


T 573 sp-15

Machine direction of paper and paperboard


T 409 sp-15

Turpentine test for voids in glassine and greaseproof papers


T 454 om-15

Surface wettability and absorbency of sheeted materials using an automated contact angle tester


T 558 om-15

Roughness of paper and paperboard (print-surf method)


T 555 om-15

Species identification of nonwood plant fibers


T 259 om-15

Laboratory beating of pulp (PFI mill method)


T 248 sp-15

Dirt in pulp - chart method


T 213 om-15

Laboratory beating of pulp (Valley beater method)


T 200 sp-15

Machine-direction grammage variation measurement (gravimetric method)


T 546 om-15



Analysis of lime


T 617 cm-10

Analysis of salt cake


T 619 cm-10

Cupriethylenediamine disperse viscosity of pulp (falling ball method)


T 254 cm-10

Ink absorbency of blotting paper


T 431 cm-10

Test conditions for fiberglass mat test methods


T 1008 sp-15



Analysis of caustic soda


T 613 cm-10

Analysis of rosin


T 621 cm-10

Analysis of limestone


T 618 cm-10

Analysis of rosin size


T 628 cm-10

Pentosans in wood and pulp


T 223 cm-10

Alpha-cellulose in paper


T 429 cm-10

Acid-soluble iron in paper


T 434 cm-10

Identification and determination of melamine resin in paper


T 493 cm-10

Analysis of sodium hydrosulfite


T 622 cm-10

Puncture test of containerboard


T 803 cm-10

Fines fraction by weight of paper stock by wet screening


T 261 cm-10

Gross heating value of black liquor


T 684 om-15

Testing of fiber glass mats:  use of modified TAPPI procedures for sampling and lot 
acceptance, stiffness, tear resistance, air permeability, and thickness


T 1006 sp-15

Basis weight of fiber glass mats


T 1011 om-15

Loss on ignition of fiber glass mats


T 1013 om-15

Moisture sensitivity of fiber glass mats


T 1014 om-15

Average fiber diameter of fiber glass mats


T 1016 om-15

Acid insoluble lignin in wood and pulp


T 222 om-15

Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (cold extraction method)


T 509 om-15

Alkalinity of paper as calcium carbonate (alkaline reserve of paper)


T 553 om-15

Analysis of formaldehyde in aqueous solutions and of free formaldehyde in resins


T 600 om-15

Preparation of indicators and standard solutions


T 610 sp-15

Score quality test


T 829 om-15

Determining construction (nominal basis weight) of corrugated board


T 844 pm-15

Brightness of clay and other mineral pigments (d/0 diffuse)


T 534 om-15

Specular gloss of paper and paperboard at 75 degrees


T 480 om-15

Determination of effective residual ink concentration (ERIC) by infrared reflectance measurement


T 567 om-15

Bursting strength of paper


T 403 om-15

Thickness (caliper) of paper, paperboard, and combined board


T 411 om-15

Tensile breaking strength of water-saturated paper and paperboard (“wet tensile strength”)


T 456 om-15

Internal bond strength of paperboard (z-direction tensile)


T 541 om-15

Bending resistance (stiffness) of paper (Taber-type tester in 0 to 10 Taber stiffness unit configuration)


T 566 om-15

Bending resistance (stiffness) of paper and paperboard (Taber-type tester in basic configuration)


T 489 om-15